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It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.

80+2'

Trouble here as Kenki Fukuoka breaches the defence.

78'

George Ford has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

77'
Try

The England pack has powered over for Dylan Hartley to score the try.

75'

Japan make a substitution with Koki Yamamoto coming on.

74'

Japan make a substitution with Keita Inagaki coming off.

74'

England sub Ted Hill comes onto the field.

74'

Charlie Ewels departs for England.

74'

Japan have won 120 rucks so far this game.

73'

George Ford has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

73'

Asaeli Ai Valu comes on for Japan.

72'

Jiwon Koo leaves the field.

72'

Dylan Hartley comes on.

72'

Jamie George comes off.

72'

This is dangerous for the defence as Henry Slade bursts through to advance the England attack.

71'
Conversion

George Ford does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.

71'

Richard Wigglesworth sets up the try.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Richard Wigglesworth took full advantage.

70'

Rikiya Matsuda comes on.

69'

Yu Tamura comes off.

69'

Yusuke Niwai comes on.

69'

Atsushi Sakate comes off.

69'
Try

Silky skills by England ends with a try for Joe Cokanasiga.

69'

The defensive line has been broken as Yu Tamura goes through the gap.

68'

Mark Wilson has made 20 good tackles so far this game.

67'

What a run here by Kenki Fukuoka as they gets over the gainline!.

66'

Courtney Lawes has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

66'

Japan have won 100 rucks so far this game.

65'
Penalty Goal

George Ford does the business as his penalty goal attempt goes over.

64'

Michael Leitch makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

61'

Jamie George has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

60'

Maro Itoje has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

60'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Hendrik Tui getting some game time.

59'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Kazuki Himeno being replaced.

59'

England make a substitution with Richard Wigglesworth coming on.

59'

England make a substitution with Danny Care coming off.

59'
Conversion

George Ford makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

59'

Spellbinding play by George Ford is finished off with a try.

58'
Try

A wonderful passing move by England is finished off by Mark Wilson.

58'

Fabulous play by England has led to Mark Wilson being able to wriggle through a gap.

58'
Penalty Goal

George Ford makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

55'

Keita Inagaki has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

52'

England have won 60 rucks so far this game.

52'

England sub Kyle Sinckler comes onto the field.

50'

Harry Williams departs for England.

50'

Jack Nowell has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

49'

Sam Underhill comes on for England.

48'

Zach Mercer leaves the field.

48'

Ben Moon comes on.

48'

Alec Hepburn comes off.

48'

Japan have won 80 rucks so far this game.

47'

Zach Mercer has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

47'

Trouble here as Michael Leitch breaches the defence.

45'

This is dangerous for the defence as Jack Nowell bursts through to advance the England attack.

44'

England have won 40 rucks so far this game.

42'

Shunsuke Nunomaki comes on.

40'

Masakatsu Nishikawa comes off.

40'

Samuela Anise comes on.

40'

Uwe Helu comes off.

40'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Yutaka Nagare getting some game time.

40'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Fumiaki Tanaka being replaced.

40'

England make a substitution with Owen Farrell coming on.

40'

England make a substitution with Alex Lozowski coming off.

40'

The second half is underway.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.

40'

Alec Hepburn has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

40'

Japan have won 60 rucks so far this game.

39'

Alex Lozowski has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

39'

A gap opened in the defence and Timothy Lafaele took full advantage.

38'

The defensive line has been broken as Michael Leitch goes through the gap.

38'

Charlie Ewels has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

37'

Mark Wilson has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

36'

Yu Tamura has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

32'

England sub Henry Slade comes onto the field.

32'

Chris Ashton departs for England.

32'

Zach Mercer comes on for England.

32'

Dylan Hartley leaves the field.

32'

Akihito Yamada played a key part in that try.

31'
Try

A stunning solo try from Michael Leitch.

30'

What a run here by Michael Leitch as they gets over the gainline!.

30'

Japan have won 40 rucks so far this game.

29'

Kenki Fukuoka makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

29'
Penalty Goal

Elliot Daly kicks the penalty.

27'
Conversion

Yu Tamura converts the try.

22'

That's a great try assist by Fumiaki Tanaka.

21'

Fabulous play by Japan has led to Ryoto Nakamura being able to wriggle through a gap.

21'
Try

A series of passes by Japan results in a try for Ryoto Nakamura.

21'

Dylan Hartley comes on.

20'

Zach Mercer comes off.

20'
Yellow Card

Jamie George (England) is shown a yellow card.

20'

Trouble here as Akihito Yamada breaches the defence.

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kenki Fukuoka bursts through to advance the Japan attack.

18'

England have won 20 rucks so far this game.

17'
Penalty Goal

Yu Tamura has kicked a penalty goal.

15'

Japan have won 20 rucks so far this game.

10'
Conversion

George Ford has kicked a conversion.

4'

Jamie George sets up the try.

3'
Try

Great hands by England leads to a try for Danny Care.

2'

A gap opened in the defence and Joe Cokanasiga took full advantage.

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Maro Itoje goes through the gap.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.

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Match Details

England v Japan

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 17th November 2018, 10:00am
Twickenham

Points Flow Chart

England win +20
England
Japan
England
Time in lead
Japan
44
Mins in lead
34
54%
% Of Game In Lead
41%
0%
Possession Last 10 min
%
0
Points Last 10 min

Key Events

Full Time
Hartley
35 - 15
75'
Ford
30 - 15
71'
Cokanasiga
28 - 15
69'
Ford
23 - 15
64'
Ford
20 - 15
59'
Wilson
18 - 15
58'
Ford
13 - 15
55'
Half Time
Leitch
30'
10 - 15
Daly
10 - 10
27'
Tamura
22'
7 - 10
Nakamura
21'
7 - 8
George
7 - 3
20'
Tamura
15'
7 - 3
Ford
7 - 0
4'
Care
5 - 0
2'
Start

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